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news reporter laura anthony has the story. >> we've got the money. >> oakland glen taylor is celebrating she just qualified for $20,000 in down payment assistance from wells fargo bank. it's the last piece she needs to buy a home for her family. >> do dreams come true? >> dreams do come true. they do. they do. >> wells fargo is reaching out to hundreds of bay area families, trying to help them with $20,000 toward a down payment on the purchase of a home. sean coleman lined up at 6:00 a.m. and was one of the first to find out he qualified. >> exciting day for you? >> yes, it is. most exciting thing, better than a birthday. >> and not everyone who applies will qualify. applicants must have a consistent income and strong credit history. for those who qualify the entire $20,000 will be forgiven if the buyer stays in their home for at least five years or prorated 20% per year of residence. >> the goal is to make sure we don't have people jumping in is flipping properties, but literally stay there. >> they stopped to enjoy the home tour even though they found out they did not qu
are going to hear about some of the heros who helped save lives. laura anthony from connecticut lart today on abc 7 news. >> right now in the bay area it is a soggy start to sour sunday. we have a look at the weather. >> we are milder than yesterday. hi temperature yesterday was 49. right now we sit at 49. low level moisture keeping it mild. they are not widespread focused mainly on the north base. numbers to the 40s and near 50 this morning. by this afternoon once again the north bay the coastal hills saver the shower activity with temperatures in the mid 50s. another system is on the way. it could bring anywhere from half inch to an inch of rain in the wittest locations in the north bay. they pick up over the next 12-18 hours or so. they bring storms to the pacific and bring us a rainy couple of days in autumn. >> thank you lisa. >> grieving community came to a candlelight vigil. they share stories of loss so many families are copeing with. a doctor who helped victims is also deeply shaken by what he experienced. >> this is the darkest thing i have ever walked into by far. i have been th
and laura moved from san francisco. >> reasonable shopping around. good stuff. lots of kids in the neighborhood. lots of people walking their dogs. so, this fits nice. reporter: nice or not, laurel admits she does not venture out at night. winkler likes the name nob expe is selling this home for $849,000. >> didn't think of it as name change, sort of as a creation of a district or a -- getting anite. reporter: the area has been known as the golden gate district, or just north oakland, to residents for years. kelly is a partner in the cupsake shop in oakland. >> i don't really think it needs to change. the neighborhood can grow and the name can stay the same. >> residents who say they're willing to fight this name change and there's no telling how long this name will stick around. abc-7 news. >> ama: a triple homicide suspect in a shooting at an indian reservation has died of getting into a gunfight with officers. seven people were shoot at the indian reservation about 50 miles north of bakersfield. three people died and four others were wounded, including the suspect's two y
response. among those who are here, is a local pastor, laura rose. she says she also has family in connecticut. in fact two of her cousins were among those who were at sandy hook elementary school yesterday, and they managed to escape. now, i will be talking with her a little later. the organizer of the vigil tells me the tragedy in connecticut has seemed to touch a nerve because there are several similar vigils being organized across the country just like this one, and this one is just about to begin as it is in progress, obviously, we'll be staying here and we'll have more details on this one coming up a little later on in the evening. reporting live in alameda, sergio quintana. abc-7 news. >> ama: the united way of western connecticut has started a donation drive for the victims of the shooting. there's a link to the web page as abc7news.com. just click on "see it on tv". you can also post this badge to your facebook wall, silent show of support for everyone in newtown, connecticut. it's available at face book.com/abc-7 news. >>> the bay area, authorities in san francisco and
. tore those who qualify it's a life changing experience. abc7 news reporter laura anthony has the story. >> we've got the money. >> oakland glen taylor is celebrating she just qualified for $20,000 in down payment asis stangs from wells fargo bank. it's the last piece she needs to buy a home for her family. >> dreams come true? >> dreams do come true. they do. they do. >> wells fargo is reaching out to hundreds of bay area families, trying to help them with $20,000 toward a down payment on the purchase of a home. sean coleman lined up at 6:00 a.m. and was one of the first to find out he qualified. >> exciting day for you? >> yes, it is. most exciting thing, better than a birthday. >> and not everyone who applies will qualify. applicants muff a consistent income and strong credit history. for those who qualify the entire $20,000 will be forgiven if the buyer stays in their home for at least five years or prorated 20% per year of residence. >> the goal is to make sure we don't have people jumping in is flipping properties but lit rattily stay there. >> they stopped to enjoy the home tour
in person. laura anthony is in new town, connecticut -- newton, connecticut and she will bring us the details as the story unfolds. laura, if you are there, let's hear from you now. >> hi, carolyn. i can hear you. yes, we just arrived this morning from the hotel a few miles away. i can tell you coming through town this morning there was an intense feeling of grief and sorrow. folks lined up trying to come into town to pay their respects. in the meantime, the investigation here also continues. federal agents as we said are fanning out to gun shops and drive ranges here, gun ranges in the area trying to learn anything they can about this twenty-year-old shooter, adam lanza. he was heavily armed and wearing body armor when he literally shot his way into sandy hooks school breaking windows at the front entrance. he shot and killed the principal and psychologist running toward him trying to protect the children. this morning we are hearing from surviving children. two twin boys describe how their teachers and -- teacher saved the liar. >> we hid in my teacher's office. everyone was qui
't happen there very often. correct side drive in walnut creek. 7 news reporter laura thoyn has the story. >> it's fair to say they were concerned for their well-being. >> while releasing few details walnut creek police maintain the map shot and killed by the officers posed an immediate threat. it all started with nine 11 call from cell phone at 315 this morning. woman could be heard screaming in the background. when officers arrived at the diablo point apartments they were confronted by man armed with undisclosed weapon. >> they were forced to shoot the individual and that individual was pronounced deceased at the scene. >> really foreign to this area. >>reporter: neighbor wallace told 7 news he was asleep until he heard noises that he didn't medley recognize as gunshots. >> i was actually just woke up out of my sleep by the sound of so you knowed like banging. i didn't even know it was a gun. >>reporter: police say more than one officer was involved in the shooting. investigators would not reveal how many shots were fired or whether man had a gun or fired at police. the officers
questions about whether they'll face charges. >> i'm laura anthony in west oakland religious leaders getting ready to hold a vigil for a center. a live report is coming up. >> and more about a man who lost his life during a navy >>> the plan to create a job center to help those living in west oakland has run into opponents who claim it runs counter to their efforts to make the city work better. backers are preparing for a demonstration tonight and a decision, tomorrow. >> that is right. this demonstration is set to begin in about 45 minutes. the reason is that it will be held in this location west oakland library is that this is where this center would be located ifo8 the city council approves the funding for it. the job resource center will be on the second floor of the library here and supporters say it would be an asset for the community. the controversy is a plan to use money, funding from five new bill boards, some of them lucky put in on the days that the bay bridge landing. now, opponents say that proposed deal between the city and developer is bad for the community. >> we want jobs
settled in for parents. >> rather than do nothing laura can at least lay flowers and be grateful her own children don't seem to understand. a luxury of the very young that most don't have. a small community they know a victim some directly. >> last night we felt something unusual because they didn't respond on the phone calls or messages. >> (inaudible). >> trying to cope and connect signs are every where in the town center. this one marked each lost victim counting up to 27 including the shooter's mother. another reminded it wasn't just children who were lost. mandy ives is thinking of the principal. her 9-year-old son was a student of the school. >> we moved here in the middle of the school year. she was so kind to my son. >> david's five-year-old daughter alexis went to preschool at the sandy hook elementary. >> i am afraid to even look at it to recognize and see the names of my little ones playmates. >> he sent his daughter to a different elementary school a stroke of fate on a day when parents look for answers where there are none. >> heart wrenching right now. it's not easy to swal
in the following segment. laura is in louisville, kentucky, on the independent line. caller: good morning. what bothers me is when people say they actually can not find work and they have been on unemployment for 20 months, whatever they can get, and i will tell you my husband lost his job five years ago. he was with a company for 23 years. immediately we went into survival mode. we thought about what we could do to reduce bills, simplify our lifestyle in case he could not find a job, and in between he took jobs well below his skill level, temporary work -- whenever he could find. when he finally found a good job, they wanted to know what he had been doing in between the time he left his job and found a new job. the people that have been unemployment all of these months and they say they cannot get temporary work, i do not believe it. host: how long was your husband on unemployment insurance for? caller: when you find temporary work, you can go off of unemployment, and when that ends, you could go back on. i want to say he was on maybe six months at the absolute most because he was taking tempo
's good on guns. i'll go with him or something like that. laura is down in -- i never know produce to pronounce it. sebring, florida. >> caller: how are you bill? >> bill: i'm good. a little upset this morning but what's up? >> caller: i'm from a big ole right-to-work state. florida. and i'll tell you what, my husband and i moved here seven years ago. he got a job working for a man. never paid him a dime because it was a right-to-work state. how stupid are we right? >> bill: yeah. >> so we took him to court and we won. so he has to pay all of the backlog of overtime. >> bill: good for you. that's just another example right. about $12,000 to $15,000 the average worker makes less per year in a right-to-work state than in a state where you don't have right-to-work legislation. >> my husband just got a new job now making $9.50 an hour. >> bill: wow. yeah, there you go. in florida. that's considered a living wage? i don't think so. laura, good to talk with you emphasizing that score. peter, what else is going on?
. wells fargo is hosting an event called city list and its life changing experience. laura anthony has the story. >> we got the money. >> glen taylor is celebrating that she just qualified for $20,000 assistance. it's the last piece she needs to buy a home for her family. >> dreams come true. >> dreams come do come true. they do. >> wells fargo is reaching out to hundreds of families trying to help them with $20,000 toward a downpayment on on the purchase of a home. sean lined up at 6:00 a.m. and one of the first to find out he qualified. >> exciting day for you? >> better an birthday. >> not everyone who applied will qualified. applicants must have strong credit history. for those that qualify, $20,000 will be forgiven if they by yes, sir stays in their home for five years buyer stays in the home for five years. >> so we have people that stay there. >> virtual home tour, they just found out they did not qualify for the down payment assistance. >> we were closer than we realized having something that we could call our own down the line. >> we have a few things that we still need to do
feet of play. >> we sold tickets. >> bill murray is charming at fdr, laura should get a supporting actress nomination. some people may not like the pace, it's a little slow and also the depiction of an iconic figure with some secrets and also the characterization of the royal family. but after all it's satire and funny and its british. it's beautifully shot. i'll give it almost three quarters of a bucket. i'm don sanchez, abc7 news and we will see you on the isle. >> up next, the holiday season is here and fedex is get egg ready for the busiest shipping day in its history. we will tell you how many >> here are the winning numbers from last night's super lotto plus. 17, 24, 30, 33, 45, the meganumber 22. it was $18 million. but no one correctly picked all six numbers. wednesday night's jackpot is estimated at $19 million. >> shipping companies expect to hit new volume records this holiday season. fedex predicts tomorrow will be the busiest day in company history. fedex expects to move 19 million packages tomorrow alone. and that's more than double the typical day's volume. for the p
7 for coverage of the shooting tragedy in newtown, abc 7 news reporter laura anthony will bring us an update at 5:00. you can sign up for breaking news alerts. >> with the nation attention on guns in the wake of newtown one neighborhood is suffering gun violence on a daily basis. >> a bay view resident had his >> i was standing here. that bullet came through the window. as you can see... this is where it was. >> the wild, wild west area. a 5-year-old girl last year was shot and injured on the way home from school. walking past his buildings. >> this has been a dangerous neighborhood, becoming more so. i mean with therx$=ñ gang activ, the criminal activity, and the drug dealing that happens in this area, openly, you know, it's become more dangerous. >> neighbors telling us they've obtained data indicating there were 3,000 calls for service because of criminal activities in a three-block area, in the past 12 months alone. the mayor says he and city agencies have developed a new citiwide anticrime strategy. >> we need to make areas safer and find alternatives for youth. >> this man w
of the school'qmi shooting tragedy. abc 7 news reporter laura anthony will bring updates tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. you can sign up for breaking news arerts on 6 abc 7 news.com. >> turning to weather now, temperatures dropping this, is going to be one of the coldest nights of the year. >> yes. we're sure it's going to be a coldest night sh this season, so far, you can see skies are clear, later in the week, big concern is the cold. a freeze warning is in effect from 3:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. temperatures expected to drop in that area, freeze damage to crops and vegetation is a possibility. much of the remainder of the bay area is under frost advise riz from 3:00 to 8:00. low temperatures in those areas from upper 20s to mid-30s just above freezing in place that's will not be below freezing. sensitive outdoor plants may be at risk. now, how does this compare to the coldest night of the year? we're going to be cold but tonight in santa rosa. 21, january 17th, 19 in napa on that date. it will be a cold night, but not quite a night that will be challenging for the position of the coldest night of the
's third cousin, played by a bland laura lainney. maybe she's a bit dim because she is just thrilled to be in his presence, maybe he's intimate with every woman he meets because he has nothing else to do. bill murray is fine but the film is a waste of what could have been a smart story instead of a unbelievably sexy soap opera. fdr is afar more than this. two hats. any day now, flight, life of pi, argo, the sessions, lincoln canada county, thank you for joining connie clark. >> those were also nominated for golden globes, you can go to the movies of this cold and crisp day. >> absolute, we have some rainfall... but a relatively mild storm and slowly starting to work its way towards the bay area. here is a live look with moisture that is still hovering over northern california. we have a timed it out on futurecast. the morning will be dry but as we look for this afternoon, the increase with clouds and rain fall. the showers, not heavy rainfall. less than one-tenth of 1 in.. as we advance this. be scattered showers and for this afternoon and to this evening. by 4:00 p.m., just showers
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